Job Openings Program Coordinator

About the job Program Coordinator

Our client is a dynamic, independent not-for-profit organization that delivers high quality capacity development programming to financial supervisors and regulators, primarily in developing countries and emerging markets. They are seeking a Program Coordinator (PC) as an integral part of the client's team, a critical role to ensure they meet their programming and quality objectives and goals.

Responsibilities/Key responsibilities are to: 

  • Coordinate the logistics of our client in-person blended or virtual training programs under the guidance of the current Manager, Program Coordination.
  • Understand the client's work processes and project timelines for programs at varying stages of development in accordance with program lifecycle, to achieve superior results and foster continuous improvement.
  • Support the senior management with information/data requests for KPI and other corporate documents.

Detailed breakdown of the above-mentioned responsibilities is as follows: 

  • Program management 1 : Manage the work processes and project timelines for programs at varying stages of development in accordance with program lifecycle.
  • Ensure that key deadlines are met, in conjunction with the program directors; manage tasks and communicate timelines.
  • Ensure that all parties (partners, program leaders, program directors, participants, internal staff) have timely and accurate program information.
  • Collect and update internal databases with all participant, partner and program leader information.
  • Oversee registration and vet participants for each program, ensuring compliance with the client's policies.
  • Work with Communications Coordinator to develop promotional strategies for regional and international programs, coordinating with team on e-blasts and appropriate registration numbers.
  • Maintain information on partner relationships, drafting MOUs and partnership agreements, ensuring compliance with any internal or external requirements. 
  • Consider the nature of the program and work with the program director to tailor the delivery method most appropriate for the program objectives.

Material Preparation and Evaluation:

  • Prepare final program materials for above programs, in conjunction with client's policies.
  • Organize incoming new program materials from the program leaders.
  • Review, edit, and format all materials.
  • Ensure that participants, partners and program leaders receive all pre-reading and course material at appropriate times.
  • Input program evaluations and prepare evaluation reports.
  • Develop tools that support program delivery through client's programs, the learning management system.
  • Ensure that a complete record of program material is filed in the appropriate program folders.

Travel Coordination: 

  • Plan and book travel itineraries for each program.
  • Manage flight bookings for program directors and leaders, ensuring compliance with program budget and client's travel policy, consulting with finance where appropriate.
  • Coordinate accommodation and local transportation for each program
  • Research visa requirements for each country, and prepare visa applications where appropriate.
  • Programs are delivered in the time zones of the Partner. 
  • Supporting the program director in arranging the delivery mechanisms, including video conferencing, interpretation and technical facilitation services. This may include participating on-line in off-hour or weekends, depending on the program time zone.

Finances and Budget: 

  • Coordinate contracts and invoices for each program in partnership with the finance department.
  • Draft and finalize various internal program documents for program leaders and partners (i.e., letters of agreement, partnership agreements etc.), in conjunction with the program director.
  • Process and review, and prepare (where appropriate) incoming invoices, expense claims and per diems for program directors and program leaders
  • Initiate and review outgoing partner invoices, ensuring compliance with agreement requirements.
  • Prepare and maintain individual program budgets alongside the finance team and regularly update program forecast.
  • Develop, prepare and improve various template program documents, including maintaining folder libraries.

Event Management: 

  • Annually manage all logistics for a Canadian based international program.
  • Secure appropriate venues and manage vendors, food and A/V orders
  • Manage registration and participant logistics.
  • Act as on-site coordinator for one week-long event, this may include supporting weekend event.

Skills and Requirements: 

  • Bachelors’ degree with a minimum two (2) years relevant work experience.
  • Familiar with project management principles and practices .
  • Demonstrates strong self-management skills and is a life-long learner.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access, internet and various video conference platforms.
  • Effective time-management skills with the ability to multi-task and manage multiple time-sensitive priorities.
  • Organized and efficient in carrying out a wide range of administrative tasks.
  • Self-starter, able to work with a high degree of initiative and highly resilient.
  • Consistently produce high quality work, that is often detailed and needs to be accurate
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to analyze and problem solve.
  • Team oriented with strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with individuals from a range of backgrounds.
  • Adaptable and flexible to meet changing deadlines.
  • Always willing to work with and support the entire team.


  • The client delivers programming in emerging markets and developing countries. 
  • Flexibility and adaptability are required to meet commitments across multiple time zones. 
  • Overtime and weekend work will be required during peak periods.